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CNN
Sep 29, 2012 1:30pm PDT
want to zero in on what is at stake here. since president obama's health care law was enacted, 3.1 million people under the age of 26 are now covered by their parents' plans, andñr preventiv care also is available. many benefitted from prescription drugs. >> seniors who fall in the coverage gap known as the donut help will start to get help. they receive $250, paying for prescriptions, helping with the donut hole. >> 5 million seniors have saved money on the prescription drugs since the law was started. he also plans to slow spending on medicare. >> i have strengthened medicare, we have added years to the life of medicare. we did it by getting rid of taxpayer subsidies and insurance companies that were not making people healthier. >> by 2014, the law requires everybody to have health insurance, whether they purchase it themselves or through their employers. and insurers can't deny you if you have a pre-existing condition or increase your rate. the law has become a cornerstone of the obama campaign. >> i refuse to eliminate health insurance for millions of americans who are poor, a
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 4:30pm EDT
allowed to prescribe marijuana for medicinal use. here in california, the first medical marijuana law took effect about 16 years ago. but i'll tell you, being out here the controversy is still controversial, and it confuses many people. here to talk with us is the doctor who is the author of the pot book, a complete guide. dr. holland, thank you for joining us on the program. >> it is my pleasure, dr. gupta. >> you know, it is interesting being out here, people talk about this all the time. there are many states where this is already allowed, medicinal marijuana use. what do they typically prescribe the marijuana for? are there certain conditions? and how do people know what the conditions are? >> well, you know, the main indications for using the medicinal cannabis is to reduce nausea and stimulate the appetite. it is used to treat pains that the opiates are not very good at treating. it is also used for a muscle relaxer, an anti-inflammatory, and it also helps with autoimmune disorder, regulates the immune system. so it can be used for a whole host of medicines. >> and it is interes
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